One of the most exciting times in a fantasy football dynasty league is the rookie draft. Three to four rounds to re-tool your team and set yourself up for the future.
Dynasty League Targets
There may not be another QB more equipped for the starting gig than Desmond Ridder. The former Cincinnati Bearcat was selected in the third round by the Atlanta Falcons and is expected to compete with Marcus Mariota for the starting gig. With weapons like Kyle Pitts and Drake London, Ridder and the rest of the offense will have some room to grow with each other. Of the QBs available in the draft, Ridder might be one of the better investments and should not be forgotten about. If you miss out on Malik Willis or Kenny Pickett, Ridder should be your guy.
The Chiefs traded Tyreek Hill this offseason and immediately began retooling their receiver room. After Signing JuJu Smith-Schuster and Marquez Valdes-Scantling, the Chiefs used their draft compensation to draft Western Michigan receiver, Skyy Moore. Measuring out with some of the biggest hands of the receivers in the draft, expect Moore to come in and compete for reps almost immediately. Patrick Mahomes has been able to raise the value of other offensive weapons in the Chiefs offense in the past, Moore should see immediate benefit with a chance to become their future number one receiver.
Finally, we have the Broncos rookie tight end, Greg Dulcich. A stud at UCLA, Dulcich is primed up to be a dynasty league star. The Broncos traded away Noah Fant as part of the Russell Wilson deal, essentially leaving Albert Okwuegbunam as the defacto number one tight end. With Dulcich’s measurables – 6’4″ 243 lbs – he has the size and speed to be solid NFL tight end. As Wilson grows more comfortable in the offense, Dulcich will be able to reap the benefits. Locking in a solid tight end is the most difficult thing to do in fantasy football because there are so few, so take advantage.
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